E-books: Communication Studies

  • Women, Power, and Ethnicity: Working Toward Reciprocal Empowerment book cover

    Women, Power, and Ethnicity

    Working Toward Reciprocal Empowerment, 1st Edition

    By Patricia S.E. Darlington, Becky Michele Mulvaney

    Powerful women aren't just men walking around in dresses!As women continue to assume positions of social leadership in increasing numbers, the dynamics of the social construction of power need to be examined. Have women adopted traditionally male patterns of behavior in an effort to gain and…

    eBook – 2014-06-03
    Routledge

  • Feminism, Community, and Communication book cover

    Feminism, Community, and Communication

    1st Edition

    By Betty Mackune-Karrer, Mary E Olson

    . . . from the minds of therapists on the cutting edge!This informative, innovative collection brings together the work of a group of “scholar-therapists,” all women, who have met regularly for ten years to discuss family therapy, gender, and postmodern ideas. The major themes--feminism…

    eBook – 2014-06-03
    Routledge

  • Sourcebook for Political Communication Research: Methods, Measures, and Analytical Techniques book cover

    Sourcebook for Political Communication Research

    Methods, Measures, and Analytical Techniques, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erik P. Bucy, R. Lance Holbert

    The Sourcebook for Political Communication Research will offer scholars, students, researchers, and other interested readers a comprehensive source for state-of-the-art/field research methods, measures, and analytical techniques in the field of political communication. The need for this Sourcebook…

    eBook – 2014-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Negotiating the Crisis: Drgs and the Transformation of Hospitals book cover

    Negotiating the Crisis

    Drgs and the Transformation of Hospitals, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Geist, Monica Hardesty

    In 1984 Congress revamped Medicare to save a financially distraught health care system, thus transforming the hospital as an organization. Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs) -- the cornerstone of this extensive reorganization -- have triggered repercussions that are still adversely affecting health…

    eBook – 2014-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Rhetoric and Philosophy book cover

    Rhetoric and Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard A. Cherwitz, Henry W. Johnstone Jr.

    This important volume explores alternative ways in which those involved in the field of speech communication have attempted to find a philosophical grounding for rhetoric. Recognizing that rhetoric can be supported in a wide variety of ways, this text examines eight different philosophies of…

    eBook – 2014-06-03
    Routledge

  • Public Relations Leaders as Sensemakers: A Global Study of Leadership in Public Relations and Communication Management book cover

    Public Relations Leaders as Sensemakers

    A Global Study of Leadership in Public Relations and Communication Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce K. Berger, Juan Meng

    Public Relations Leaders as Sensemakers presents foundational research on the public relations profession, providing a current and compelling picture of expanding global practice. Utilizing data from one of the largest studies ever conducted in the field, and representing the perspectives of 4,500…

    eBook – 2014-05-23
    Routledge

  • Understanding African American Rhetoric: Classical Origins to Contemporary Innovations book cover

    Understanding African American Rhetoric

    Classical Origins to Contemporary Innovations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ronald L. Jackson II, Elaine B. Richardson

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2014-05-22
    Routledge

  • Media and the Sexualization of Childhood book cover

    Media and the Sexualization of Childhood

    1st Edition

    By Barrie Gunter

    Media and the Sexualization of Childhood examines the on-going debates surrounding the prominence of sexual themes in children’s lives, from clothes and accessories, toys and games, to music, entertainment media, advertising, and new media platforms. Parents, educators and politicians around the…

    eBook – 2014-04-29
    Routledge

  • The Dark Side of Relationship Pursuit: From Attraction to Obsession and Stalking book cover

    The Dark Side of Relationship Pursuit

    From Attraction to Obsession and Stalking, 2nd Edition

    By Brian H. Spitzberg, William R. Cupach

    Awards and Praise for the first edition: Recipient of the 2006 International Association for Relationship Research (IARR) Book Award "This text, as it presently stands, is THE go-to text for stalking researchers.  That is my opinion and the opinion of multiple fellow scholars I know in the…

    eBook – 2014-04-16
    Routledge

  • Digital Literacies book cover

    Digital Literacies

    1st Edition

    By Julia Gillen

    With our increasing use of digital and online media, the way we interact with these forms of communication is having an enormous impact on our literacy and learning. In Digital Literacies, Julia Gillen argues that to a substantial extent Linguistics has failed to rise to the opportunities presented…

    eBook – 2014-04-16
    Routledge
    Literacies

  • The Impact of International Television: A Paradigm Shift book cover

    The Impact of International Television

    A Paradigm Shift, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael G. Elasmar

    For several decades, cultural imperialism has been the dominant paradigm for conceptualizing, labeling, predicting, and explaining the effects of international television. It has been used as an unchallenged premise for numerous essays on the topic of imported television influence, despite the fact…

    eBook – 2014-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Content and Complexity: information Design in Technical Communication book cover

    Content and Complexity

    information Design in Technical Communication, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Albers, Mary Beth Mazur

    Information design is an emerging area in technical communication, garnering increased attention in recent times as more information is presented through both old and new media. In this volume, editors Michael J. Albers and Beth Mazur bring together scholars and practitioners to explore the issues…

    eBook – 2014-04-08
    Routledge

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